Meaning of carbonation

car•bon•a•tion

Pronunciation: (kär"bu-nā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. saturation with carbon dioxide, as in making soda water.
  2. reaction with carbon dioxide to remove lime, as in sugar refining.
  3. carbonization.
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